Jennifer L. Selin is a Ph.D. student in political science at Vanderbilt University.  Her research has been presented at national political science meetings and published in the American Journal of Political Science. Her current projects examine how differences in internal features of administrative agencies importantly and predictably influence the extent of political control exercised by the President and Congress.

Jennifer also holds a J.D. from Wake Forest University.  Prior to joining Vanderbilt’s Political Science Department, she practiced administrative law and specialized in electricity market regulation and alternative energy development, licensing and regulation.